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Soldiers of the Regiment

Private Thomas Eric Birchall


Collection of photographs relating to the service of Private Thomas Eric Birchall, number 22436278, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, December 1950 – December 1952


Private Thomas Eric Birchall, Osnabruck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/01


Private Thomas Eric Birchall (centre) and two other soldiers. Osnabruck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/02


Private Thomas Eric Birchall with life jacket, Osnabruck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/03


Group of four soldiers with Private Thomas Eric Brichall second from the left, Osnabruck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/04


Group of five soldiers with Private Thomas Eric Birchall, in the centre of the three standing soldiers, Osnaburck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/05


Private Thomas Eric Birchall, sat in a Bren Gun Carrier, Osnabruck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/06


Private Thomas Eric Birchall, sat in a Bren Gun Carrier, Osnabruck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/07


Private Thomas Eric Birchall, Osnabruck, Germany. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/08


Private Thomas Eric Birchall, Osnabruck, Germany and two German children. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/09


Private Thomas Eric Birchall, Osnabruck, Germany sat on the front of a Jeep. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/10


Private Thomas Eric Birchall on the right, and ‘Ron’ at Osnabruck, Germany, Jul 1952. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/11


Five soldiers and Bren gun carrier, including Private Thomas Eric Birchall stood on the left, Osnabruck, Germany. Exercise Holdfast, Sep 1952. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/12


Group of eight soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Germany, Exercise Holdfast, Sep 1952.
Accession Number: KO3078/13


Two soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, with Private Thomas Eric Brichall on the left.
Photograph by T L Fuller, Amesbury
Accession Number: KO3078/14


Private Thomas Eric Birchall, at Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany, Aug 1952. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO3078/15


Group of six soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, with rifles. Including Private Thomas Eric Birchall.
Photograph by T L Fuller, Amesbury
Accession Number: KO3078/16


Group of twenty two soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment sat on a Bren Gun Carrier.
Photograph by T L Fuller, Amesbury.
Accession Number: KO3078/17


Group of six soldiers of the South Lancashire Regiment, including Private Thomas Eric Birchall, who later transferred to the 1st Battalion, King’s Own.
Accession Number: KO3078/18


Group photograph with a mix of cap badges, including some of the King’s Own Royal Regiment
Accession Number: KO3078/19


Two unidentified soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, probably at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/01


Unidentified soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, probably at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/02


Unidentified soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, probably at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/03


Two unidentified soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, probably at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/04


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952, with two trucks. Vehicle registration number 83 RC 05
Accession Number: KO3079/05


Five soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952 with two trucks. Vehicle registration number 83 RC 05
Accession Number: KO3079/06


The Square, Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany, Sep 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/07


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952, at tented camp.
Accession Number: KO3079/08


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952 both inside and outside a truck. Vehicle registration number 54 RF 04.
Accession Number: KO3079/09


Group of five soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, within barracks at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/10


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952, probably during an exercise.
Accession Number: KO3079/11


Two unidentified soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, probably at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/12


Four unidentified soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, probably at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/13


Army truck with a soldier of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, peering out of the cab, Osnabruck, circa 1952. Vehicle registration number 83 RC 62
Accession Number: KO3079/14


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952, with oars and life jackets.
Accession Number: KO3079/15


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952, with oars and life jackets.
Accession Number: KO3079/16


Army truck, vehicle registration number 83 RC 62, in the camp of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, peering out of the cab, Osnabruck, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/17


Three unidentified soldiers, including a corporal, of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/18


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/19


Unidentified corporal of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/20


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952, taking part in Operation Holdfast, Sep 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/21


Unidentified soldier of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952, next to a bren gun carrier.
Accession Number: KO3079/22


Entrance to Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952. Showing battalion sign and camp sign.
Accession Number: KO3079/23


Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/24


Three unidentified soldiers, including a corporal, of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/25


Private Gordie Connel of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952. At the rear of the truck, vehicle registration number 83 RC 51
Accession Number: KO3079/26


Ron and Ted Perry, of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/27


Private Fred Scarisbrick, of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/28


Unidentified soldier of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, sat on motorcycle, registration number 28 YA 02, as part of Operation Holdfast, 1952,
Accession Number: KO3079/29


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, at Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952, probably during an exercise.
Accession Number: KO3079/30


Group of soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952, taking part in Operation Holdfast, Sep 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/31


Private Tom McDonough and a GSO Guard, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/32


Entrance to the NAAFI Club, Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/33


The Globe Cinema, Osnabruck, Germany, circa 1952.
Posters advertise: ‘Just this Once’ a 1952 commedy starring Janet Leigh, Peter Lawford and Lewis Stone; ‘The Frogmen’ a 1952 American film starring Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews and Gary Merrill; and one which is difficult to read, like ‘Under Attack Pacific’.
Accession Number: KO3079/34


Unidentified soldier of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment with two German girls, during Operation Holdfast, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/35


Captioned on the rear ‘Pete in his bikini again’ 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Osnabruck, 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/36


‘Ron, Nivea and Carrier, 1952’ Two soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, in a Bren gun carrier, Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, circa 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/37


Unidentified soldier of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, inside barrack room, Osnabruck, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/38


Unidentified soldier of the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, inside barrack room, Osnabruck, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/39


Collection of photographs relating to the service of Private Thomas Eric Birchall, number 22436278, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Dec 1950 – Dec 1952
Tank moving through water with four soldiers on the tank. Osnabruck, 1952.
Accession Number: KO3079/40


‘Phil in the room, Aug 1952’ 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment
Accession Number: KO3079/41


Road side shrine/memorial with the wording “Hat Du Weg Zur Mutter geh is the so hilft sie Dir” Germany Apr 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/42


River Rhine, Aug 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/43


Bridge at Osnabruck, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/44


Road side shrine/memorial with the wording.
Operation Holdfast, Germany, Sep 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/45


Road side memorial. Hamburg, Jun 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/46


River Rhine, Aug 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/47


Memorial featuring a German soldier, Germany, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/48


Church, Osnabruck, Germany, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/49


Building, Osnabruck, Germany, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/50


Road roundabout, Osnabruck, 1952, with signposts to Hanover and Minden; Bremen and Diepholz; Oldenburg.
Accession Number: KO3079/51


View of street in Osnabruck, 1952
Accession Number: KO3079/52


Street scene, Osnabruck, 1952 with signposts to Oldenburg; Bremen and Hanover; Bielfeld and Gutersloh; Munster.
Accession Number: KO3079/53

 

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